Budbreak beer, wine fest on tap May 6

Budbreak beer, wine fest on tap May 6

A showcase of North Carolina wineries and breweries will uncork in downtown Mount Airy on May 6, when the eighth-annual Budbreak event is scheduled.Th...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Laws banning hate speech are wrong

From the Richmond County Journal/Civitas MediaHoward Dean is wrong, but he isn’t alone.The former Vermont governor and onetime Democratic presid...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Osborne to fill chief deputy role

Osborne to fill chief deputy role

DOBSON — Surry County’s next sheriff knows who will fill his shoes as the next chief deputy in the department.“He’s been my ri...

April 27th, 2017 |  


United Fund celebrates campaign

United Fund celebrates campaign

For the second year in a row, the United Fund of Surry met its annual fundraising goal.In 2016 the organization met its goal for the first time since ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Police officers witness pay discussion

Police officers witness pay discussion

About a dozen police officers watched Wednesday as city council members debated a raise for Mount Airy law enforcement personnel as part of budget dis...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was jailed Monday on charges including counterfeit currency, according to city police department reports. Jonas Garcia, 21, o...

April 26th, 2017 |  


What you missed

What you missed

Terri Flagg | News file photoCrowds gather under a spring sky for the 2016 Autism Walk of Surry County, a scene that will be repeated at this yearR...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Summer Concert Series kicks off this weekend

Summer Concert Series kicks off this weekend

The 13th annual Surry Arts Council Summer Series at the Blackmon Amphitheatre kicks off with a weekend featuring two concerts.On Friday, April 28, The...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Surry Arts Council scholarship deadline is Friday

The Surry Arts Council is still accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program.Applications are available at the Surry Arts Council office, 2...

April 26th, 2017 |  


SCC graduates truck drivers

SCC graduates truck drivers

Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 12th graduation ceremony on March 29 at The Yadkin Center. One hundred twenty-one studen...

April 26th, 2017 |